Shop Operations http://americanmachinist.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Nervous About the Elephant in the Room? It May be Time to Modernize http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/nervous-about-elephant-room-it-may-be-time-modernize <div class="field-byline"> Scott Lapcewich, VP and GM, Customer Support &amp; Maintenance, Rockwell Automation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p>If you&rsquo;re like most organizations, you have at least one large, unavoidable issue that has gone unaddressed for too long. You may not acknowledge it, but it&rsquo;s always there. And it&rsquo;s not going away on its own.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s the elephant in the room, and it could be any number of things.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/nervous-about-elephant-room-it-may-be-time-modernize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/nervous-about-elephant-room-it-may-be-time-modernize#comments American Machinist Newswire Shop Operations Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:28:00 +0000 51231 at http://americanmachinist.com Ten Ways Industry Uses 3D Scanning http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/ten-ways-industry-uses-3d-scanning <div class="node-body gallery-body">From prototyping to quality assurance, 3D scanning has become an integral part of the manufacturing process. Here are ten current uses. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/ten-ways-industry-uses-3d-scanning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/ten-ways-industry-uses-3d-scanning#comments American Machinist Newswire Machining / Cutting News Shop Operations Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:43:00 +0000 51101 at http://americanmachinist.com 10 Tech Predictions for 2017 and Beyond http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/10-tech-predictions-2017-and-beyond <div class="node-body gallery-body">Deloitte rubs its crystal ball early every year and reveals some of its predictions — in tech, media and telecommunications — for the next 12 months and beyond. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/10-tech-predictions-2017-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/10-tech-predictions-2017-and-beyond#comments CAD/CAM Software Shop Operations Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:12:00 +0000 50431 at http://americanmachinist.com 3 Trends That Will Drive the Automotive Industry in 2017 and Beyond http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/3-trends-will-drive-automotive-industry-2017-and-beyond <div class="field-byline"> Stefan Issing, Global Industry Director--Automotive, IFS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Look for mandatory IT on new cars, increased popularity of in-vehicle wi-fi hotspots, and an increase of EVs in China, among other developments. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/3-trends-will-drive-automotive-industry-2017-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/3-trends-will-drive-automotive-industry-2017-and-beyond#comments American Machinist Newswire Machining / Cutting News QC and Inspection Shop Operations Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:01:00 +0000 49711 at http://americanmachinist.com CDC Study Says One in Four U.S. Adults have Hearing Damage http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/cdc-study-says-one-four-us-adults-have-hearing-damage <div class="node-body article-body">In a recent study, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers found that many U.S. adults have damage from noise exposure despite reporting good hearing.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/cdc-study-says-one-four-us-adults-have-hearing-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/cdc-study-says-one-four-us-adults-have-hearing-damage#comments American Machinist Newswire News Shop Operations Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:53:00 +0000 49611 at http://americanmachinist.com Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard? http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/are-you-ready-osha-s-new-respirable-crystalline-silica-standard <div class="field-byline"> Luis Pieretti, PhD, CIH, CSP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div><p>On March 25, 2016, <a href="https://www.osha.gov/silica/" target="_blank">OSHA published the long-awaited respirable crystalline silica rule</a>, which the agency says will affect 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone, and 300,000 workers in general industry operations such as brick manufacturing, foundries and hydraulic fracturing.</p> <p>This rule took effect on June 23, 2016, after which industries have one to five years to comply:</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/are-you-ready-osha-s-new-respirable-crystalline-silica-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/are-you-ready-osha-s-new-respirable-crystalline-silica-standard#comments American Machinist Newswire Shop Operations Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:48:00 +0000 49191 at http://americanmachinist.com US Aerospace Industry: Flying High, Soaring Higher? http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/us-aerospace-industry-flying-high-soaring-higher <div class="field-byline"> Jeremy Leonard, Oxford Economics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The trade surplus in aerospace products reached $80 billion in 2015 on exports of $140 billion, both record highs.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/us-aerospace-industry-flying-high-soaring-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/us-aerospace-industry-flying-high-soaring-higher#comments American Machinist Newswire News Shop Operations Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:30:00 +0000 47851 at http://americanmachinist.com Exploiting Web-Based Resources to Launch a CNC Shop http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/exploiting-web-based-resources-launch-cnc-shop <div class="node-body article-body">MFG.com helped a tool designer and consultant to adopt in-house, customized CNC precision machining capability, and the skills and business tactics necessary to compete successfully in that sector.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/exploiting-web-based-resources-launch-cnc-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/exploiting-web-based-resources-launch-cnc-shop#comments Enterprise Software Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:55:00 +0000 47171 at http://americanmachinist.com Fake Parts Seized in Mideast Raid Likely Oz-Bound http://americanmachinist.com/news/fake-parts-seized-mideast-raid-likely-oz-bound <div class="field-byline"> Alan Harman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The raid on a warehouse and distribution center in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates’ capital, netted parts worth more than A$5.4 million. Some 21 truckloads of parts will be destroyed.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/fake-parts-seized-mideast-raid-likely-oz-bound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/fake-parts-seized-mideast-raid-likely-oz-bound#comments News Shop Operations Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:18:00 +0000 46481 at http://americanmachinist.com Trends Shaping the Return of Manufacturing to the United States http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-united-states <div class="field-byline"> Tony Glockler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. businesses are bringing jobs back home. In order to make the most of this shift, it is essential for them to ensure that American workers are highly skilled and up-to-date with the latest technology and tools. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-united-states#comments Automation Shop Operations Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:41:00 +0000 45931 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The restoration of domestic manufacturing&rsquo;s vitality has been in progress for several years, with trends like &ldquo;reshoring&rdquo; as well as capital investments in new production capabilities, the embrace of &ldquo;smart&rdquo; technologies, and in manufacturers&rsquo; adoption of new information standards and data communication capabilities.</p>